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Oklahoma astronaut photographs corn maze from space

HYDRO, Oklahoma (AP) - It’s apt that a maze cut into an Oklahoma cornfield featuring the likeness of a former NASA astronaut can be...

Questions raised about US museum’s Abraham Lincoln hat

CHICAGO (AFP) - It has been a question plaguing the museum dedicated to one of America’s greatest presidents: Is the hat real? The hat in...

India sends warship to rescue injured naval officer participating in ‘Golden...

NEW DELHI (Xinhua) - The Indian Navy (IN) has dispatched its stealth frigate INS Satpura to rescue its naval officer Abhilash Tomy who was...

Landmine explosion in N Afghanistan kills eight children

MAIMANA, Afghanistan (Xinhua) - Eight children were killed and six others wounded in a landmine explosion in Afghanistan’s northern province of Faryab, local police...

Tiger sharks killed following attacks in popular Aussie island area

SYDNEY (Xinhua) - Authorities in Australia’s Queensland state yesterday caught and killed two tiger sharks in Whitsunday Islands area, just days after a 46-year-old...

Three killed in blast at Indian fireworks factory

NEW DELHI (Xinhua) - At least three persons were killed and three others injured in an explosion that ripped through an illegal firecracker factory...

10 die as SUV skids off northern India road

NEW DELHI (Xinhua) - At least 10 people were killed and three others injured after a sports utility vehicle (SUV) skidded off a mountain...

Poisoning suspicions hang over Russian’s death probe

LONDON (AFP) - The lawyer for a Russian millionaire who mysteriously died in England after helping expose an alleged Russian money laundering scheme urged...

Suspects in American tourist’s killing go on trial in Greece

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Suspects in the Greek murder trial stemming from the fatal beating of 22-year-old American tourist Bakari Henderson have appeared in...

Ex-health minister tapped to lead Austrian opposition

BERLIN (AP) — Austria’s main opposition party is set to make a former Health Minister its new leader after ex-Chancellor Christian Kern announced his...

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